Delicious Low-Fat Crêpes

Crepes in bowl with jelly and cream


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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 17 mins

This basic recipe for low-fat crêpes is simple to make with nonfat milk, only one egg, and absolutely no butter. Eat them with a little confectioners' sugar and a squeeze of lemon, or top them with low-fat ingredients such as yogurt (homemade or store-bought) and fruit and roll them up before enjoying.


Steps to Make It

  1. Gently spoon flour into a measuring cup and level with the back of a knife.

  2. Put flour and salt in a medium bowl and stir with a hand whisk.

  3. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the egg. Whisk egg and flour while pouring milk into the bowl, stirring well to combine. The batter should be free of lumps. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  4. Spray an 8-inch nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat skillet on medium high.

  5. Add 1/4 cup of batter to hot skillet and swirl around the pan to cover as much of the bottom of the skillet as possible. As the edges cook, use a spatula to lift the edges of the crêpe.

  6. After about 1 minute, flip the crêpe over and cook for another 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate and start over until the batter is done. This should yield about 6 crêpes, so it probably serves 2 or 3.

  7. Enjoy with a sprinkling of confectioners' sugar and a squeeze of lemon or use the crêpes as the base for a fruity filling.